Bbq cornish hens

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 \N Cornish hens, about 1 lb
\N \N Each, split in half for
\N \N Broiling
\N \N Salt & pepper
2 tablespoons Finely chopped ginger
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
½ teaspoon Ground cumin
1 tablespoon Finely chopped garlic
2 tablespoons Fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons Olive oil
4 tablespoons Chopped fresh cilantro

Sprinkle hens with salt & pepper & put them in a baking dish large enough to hold the hens in one layer. Blend the ginger, mustard, cumin, garlic, lemon juice & oil with a wire whisk. Brush both sides of the hens with this mixture. Cover them with plastic wrap & marinate 3-4 hours in the refrigerator. Preheat broiler to high. Put the hen halves on broiler pan with high sides. They should be skin side up & should be placed about 6" from source of heat. Cook until skin is nicely browned, about 10 minutes. Turn the hens & continue cooking. Baste them, & continue turning & basting every 5 minutes until they are done, about 15 minutes longer. Serve with cilantro sprinkled over all.


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